Within the framework of conferences organised by the Prince Pierre Foundation of Monaco, the Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation will participate in a lecture on 'Francis Bacon and Monaco'.
Majid Boustany - founder of the Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation, and Martin Harrisson - author of 'Francis Bacon: Catalogue Raisonné', will give the lecture on 21 March, 18:30, at the Théâtre des Variétés in Monaco.
Majid Boustany will explain why he decided to establish a foundation in the Principality dedicated to the British Artist Francis Bacon and will detail the missions and activities of this institution.
Martin Harrison will discuss the influence of Monaco on Bacon’s life and work. Martin Harrison is the curator of the forthcoming Monaco exhibition at the Grimaldi Forum, which will run from 2 July to 4 September 2016, on the theme of ‘Francis Bacon, Monaco and French culture’.
The Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation, based in Monaco, is a private non-profit institute dedicating its scholarly activities and research to the most compelling and controversial British figurative artist of the post-war era.
The Foundation’s mission is to promote a deeper understanding of the work and life of Francis Bacon worldwide, with a particular focus on the time that the artist lived and worked in Monaco and Southern France.
Word reference: The Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation website.
Please note all event details are subject to change, for all confirmation please contact The Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation, and Prince Pierre Foundation of Monaco.